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Re: File won't open in a new buffer


From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: File won't open in a new buffer
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 15:24:37 +0200

2010/9/2 Kristian Alsen <address@hidden>:
> Hey,
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> I have GNU emacs version 21.3.1 running on sparc-sun-solaris 2.9.
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> The problem I have is when I try to open a file with emacs from a terminal,
> emacs will start but only the "message" and "scratch" buffers are opened and
> not any buffer for the file itself.
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> From a unix terminal I type:
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>  emacs <filename> &
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> This has worked correctly before but after I did some editing in the .emacs
> file this no longer works.
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> I have removed all changes in .emacs file but issue is still there.
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> I have tried to remove all  files related to emacs from my home directory
> and then add the original files, which used to work.
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> I am able to open files within emacs correctly. It is only when starting
> emacs with a filename from the terminal where there is an issue.
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> Hope you guys can help me out.
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> It is a bit frustrating to say the least!
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> Best regards
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> Kristian

This probably doesn't help you, but the initial release of Emacs 21 is
nearly ten years old. Emacs 22 is about four. Emacs 23 has been around
for quite some time now. Why can't you upgrade?

-- 
Deniz Dogan



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